A weekend of art, part one

If you’re not looking to go green this weekend, why not come out to Art on the Avenue this Saturday? It’s in Del Ray, just below Crystal City in Alexandria. My darling girlfriend and I will be there exhibiting our wares, along with about 300 other people who make a variety of things. While you’re peeping – and hopefully buying – some crafts, there’s musical performers, demonstrations, and a good amount of food to pick from. We’re hopeful we’ll be near the crabcake setup again.

Art on the Avenue is one of our favorite shows to do. Del Ray is a cute little neighborhood, there’s always a good turnout for the show, and the selection of things other vendors have are pretty universally good. We’ve been a little our of touch with other artists this year, but my darling girlfriend did exchange some mail with Caitlin of Rebound Designs last week and we know she’ll be there as well, just to give you an idea of some of the other kinds of things you would see there. Beyond mirrors and purses there’s paintings and pictures, wood and ceramics, papercraft and things I couldn’t come up with a category for if I spend a hour trying.

While I know poo poo will be horrified by the idea of coming into Virginia, it’s fairly painless even for the carfree crowd – Art on the Avenue will be running shuttles on the half-hour from the Braddock Road metro stop.

1 Comment so far

  1. ajw_93 (unregistered) on October 5th, 2007 @ 10:53 am

    Oh goody! I’ll stop by and look at your wares, as you say. I’m all for patronizing my local Del Ray businesses so I’m bringing some friends down to check it out for crafty fun and just to show off my fantastic neighborhood. (Also, drop off a book at the library…)

    Maybe if I’m feeling inspired, I’ll make a pie for the contest…

    Hope you sell a bunch!

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